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breaking-strength

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mech., the strength of a body as measured by the load, per unit of cross-section, necessary to produce rupture.

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Examples

  • The policeman, who was young and fresh-faced and astonishingly like Sergeant Digby, lifted his nose from the car window and gave the pub a long, hard look as though calculating the breaking-strength of its structure under internal pressure.

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